Student Loan Information
- Last Updated: 22 October 2015
To apply for a student loan you MUST:
- Complete the FAFSA.
- Submit all required documents including a Loan Request Form to Financial Aid
- Be enrolled and attending at least 6 credit hours
- Complete Loan Entrance Counseling at StudentLoans.gov
- Sign your Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) at StudentLoans.gov
- Print your student loan history at www.nslds.ed.gov and attach a printed copy of the MyStudentData chart to your Loan Request form.
- Once awarded, accept your loans in Self Service.
After students have received their loans they MUST:
- Complete Loan Exit Counseling at StudentLoans.gov.
Parent PLUS loans:
Parents interested in applying for a Parent PLUS loan may go to StudentLoans.gov to apply.
- Click "Sign In"
- Enter your information to sign in
- Request PLUS Loan
- Select Parent PLUS
- Follow the instructions on the screen
Please allow 5-7 business days for CCC to get the results of your credit check and award the loan.
6 Things You Must Know About Repaying Your Student Loan
Frequently asked questions about loans:
- We get a lot of questions on loans so we created a Frequently Asked Questions page.
Important information about loan changes:
- Subsidized loan limit changes effective July 1, 2013
- Additional information about the Subsidized loan limit
Below are other links related to loans:
- National Student Loan Data System
- Direct Loan Servicing (1-800-848-0979)
- Loan Consolidation (1-800-848-0979)
- Loan Change Request Form
- Loan Forgiveness for Public Service Employees
- Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification form
- Enrollment Verification for Loan Deferment (students must login to their Web4 > Student > Student Records > Enrollment Verification and Student information)
- Information on loans that have been sold to the Department of Education
- Direct Loan Entrance Counseling Guide
- Direct Loan Exit Counseling Guide